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Address: Fort Zoutman | Historical Muaseum, Oranjestad, Aruba
Phone Number: +297 582 2185
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Fun Entertaining Festival

This celebration of island history and culture takes place every Tuesday evening. For a minimal cost of $5 to enter, you are entertained by music, singing, dancing and story... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed October 17, 2015
boston, mass.
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ny, United States
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26 reviews
11 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

a Tuesday night event. A lively musical presentation of Arubian traditional music. includes local food vendors offering traditional food selections (get there early as the popular items go fast). the event mc provides a lively evening entertainment. there is also a brief language lesson to enhance your island visit. the dancers are excellent and colorfully costumed. there is a small... More 

Thank John B
new iberia,la
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90 reviews
53 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This was our 5 th time in Aruba & we had never been to this festival...so glad we decided to go...this was an amazing show for $5. admission fee!!! It was unique to the culture & they were selling delicious plate of food!!!! I highly recommend you attend this festival while visiting Aruba!!!

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New York, NY
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13 reviews
7 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Its a great concept, learn some of the culture and history, but its not worth the time. They advertise vendors, but there were only two and the products were poor quality. The line for food and drink is very long and its not very good. The entertainment we did see was ok, but I wouldn't spend precious vacation time in... More 

Thank runnershighd
Centertown, Missouri
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10 reviews
6 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

When you attend the festival, you will learn about the Aruba history and culture. There is also an opportunity to try authentic Aruban foods.

Thank tboss2015
Beaumont, Texas
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8 reviews
3 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago

It was OK but a little hokey. Not high quality entertainment. Just some area locals doing traditional dances. Imagine a few people in a small Iowa town demonstrating how thir grandparents did square dancing. It was a little charming but not riveting

Thank Bryant N
boston, mass.
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118 reviews
44 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 57 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 17, 2015

This celebration of island history and culture takes place every Tuesday evening. For a minimal cost of $5 to enter, you are entertained by music, singing, dancing and story telling. There is also food and drink available--not to mention local Aruban artisans selling their handicrafts. The show is held in the outdoor courtyard of a historical building in Aruba and... More 

Thank aliceann1
Sterling Heights, Michigan
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30 reviews
11 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 13, 2015

really enjoyed this show of Island history, It is on a Tuesday night starts at 6:30pm, costs $5.00 to get in. there is also food and drink inside.

Thank Marisa D
Ottawa il
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108 reviews
20 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 54 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 1, 2015

This is a local show and tell put on by some historical group and held every Tuesday night from 6 - 9. Its held in a court yard in a building complex just south of the bridge and in one block. I would suggest that if you're not the type of person who wants to spend 2 hours just getting... More 

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Frederick, Maryland
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9 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 23, 2015

We enjoyed this festival for its emphasis on Aruba's history and their love of Aruba. The dancers were outstanding, and the bands were simply amazing. Learning a bit of the local language was an added plus. Would highly recommend this festival. It is well worth the price of $5.

Thank Rebecca Y
Hoboken, New Jersey
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8 reviews
5 attraction reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 21, 2015

Was a great way to experience the Aruban culture (which is tough to do otherwise if you are staying on a resort and spending most of your nights out in Palm Beach.) Fun & Educational!

Thank Brian S

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